A Little Weight Loss may Ease Sleep Apnoea
A small amount of weight loss might help combat sleep apnoea, a new study suggests. Finnish researchers said losing as little as 5 percent of body weight seems to lead to significant improvement in the condition -- in which breathing pauses frequently while people are asleep, resulting in disrupted sleep and daytime fatigue. Based on this and other studies, a weight-reduction program with lifestyle counselling should be a part of the routine treatment for all obstructive sleep apnoea patients who are obese.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners